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> Cobra Ferrari War Movie, Read the Book First
S. Roberts
post Jun 14 2019, 06:21 AM
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This book went into it's second printing. Read about the "war" before seeing the movie in the fall. The author spent many years doing the research before it went to print originally, and was a personal friend of Carroll Shelby. You can't get much more accurate than that.


https://thecobraferrariwars.com/?fbclid=IwA...JTeGDakYdwZgM_M


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post Jun 14 2019, 10:30 AM
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Sounds like a very interesting story. Do you have a copy of the book I could borrow?

Movie should be a real treat. cool.gif


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post Jun 14 2019, 06:53 PM
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QUOTE (SMeyers @ Jun 14 2019, 10:30 AM) *
Sounds like a very interesting story. Do you have a copy of the book I could borrow?


Did I accidentally put "Librarian" after my name? laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif


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post Jun 14 2019, 07:04 PM
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QUOTE (S. Roberts @ Jun 14 2019, 06:53 PM) *
Did I accidentally put "Librarian" after my name? laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif

No, but I kind of figured you helped "ghost-write" it, so maybe I could talk you out of a free copy?

No? rolleyes.gif


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post Jun 15 2019, 03:55 PM
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QUOTE (SMeyers @ Jun 14 2019, 08:04 PM) *
QUOTE (S. Roberts @ Jun 14 2019, 06:53 PM) *
Did I accidentally put "Librarian" after my name? laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif

No, but I kind of figured you helped "ghost-write" it, so maybe I could talk you out of a free copy?

No? rolleyes.gif


The book is totally the work of the author.


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post Jul 6 2019, 03:56 PM
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QUOTE (S. Roberts @ Jun 14 2019, 06:21 AM) *
This book went into it's second printing. Read about the "war" before seeing the movie in the fall. The author spent many years doing the research before it went to print originally, and was a personal friend of Carroll Shelby. You can't get much more accurate than that.

https://thecobraferrariwars.com/?fbclid=IwA...JTeGDakYdwZgM_M


OK, found a copy to read. Very easy reading. Well, for any car guys or girls anyway. tongue.gif

Wow. Very well written, went race by race, I found the details covered about the struggles and breakages and disappointments very eye-opening. Great behind-the-scenes perspectives. Looks so much easier in the film clips. This book gets into the details, mechanically as well as personalities.

Had no clue it was that much of a struggle. This book took us into the garages and pits, and even the cockpits, gave a real “feel” to the descriptions.

Noticed that Bondurant himself wrote a few Chapters, great perspective from a driver’s view.

Pictures added a great level of understanding and flavor to the written words. It was like I was actually there.

I give it two "Thumbs-Up". cool.gif beer.gif


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post Jul 13 2019, 06:40 PM
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Adding a "PS" to my notes above....

I found this cool link to extra bonus information about the Cobra story.

COBRA LINK

Additional pictures and info that are very special. Might even encourage you to go get this book. If you are building, or have ever built a "performance/racing" car yourself, I promise you that you will be glad you got this book. It's that special. You will absolutely be able to relate.

I recently saw a few upcoming promo clips about this upcoming Cobra/Ferrari movie. Looks exciting, and looks very ..... "Hollywood". Now know that I would not miss seeing this movie for any reason, but also know that I seriously suggest that you get and read this book first.

The book tells it like it was, and in my opinion, will be a better experience than the movie. It's so realistic, you almost get your hands dirty reading the book. rolleyes.gif tongue.gif wink.gif


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